Rand West City Local Municipality (GT485)

Rand West City Local Municipality was established by the amalgamation of Randfontein Local Municipality and Westonaria Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information for the new municipality is only available from the 2016/17 financial year. View historical information for Randfontein Local Municipality and Westonaria Local Municipality.

Demographic Information

  20162011
Population 265 887261 053
Age Structure
Population under 15 23.7%24.7%
Population 15 to 64 71.4%71.5%
Population over 65 4.9%3.7%
Dependency Ratio
Per 100 (15-64) 40.039.8
Sex Ratio
Males per 100 females 108.3108.8
Population Growth
Per annum 0.42%n/a
Labour Market
Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
Education (aged 20 +)
No schooling 4.1%4.9%
Matric 35.4%29.6%
Higher education 6.5%8.3%
Household Dynamics
Households 103 58483 397
Average household size 2.62.9
Female headed households 32.7%32.2%
Formal dwellings 73.1%69.9%
Housing owned 45.0%36.7%
Household Services
Flush toilet connected to sewerage 73.5%69.4%
Weekly refuse removal 79.9%74.3%
Piped water inside dwelling 55.4%52.4%
Electricity for lighting 75.9%74.8%
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